Resources for Families

  • School Selection

    Learn how to attend a school outside of your student's catchment/boundary area

  • How do I Obtain Working Papers?

    Learn how to obtain working papers to qualify for employment

  • Parent Portal

    Use the new Parent and Family Portal to access all information regarding your child's education

  • School Finder

    Use this handy tool to quickly identify your neighborhood school

  • Academic Calendar

    See the 2018-2019 school year calendar

  • Bullying & Harassment

    Learn about the District's Zero Tolerance policy on bullying and harassment and how to report a bully

  • Have a Concern?

    Follow the process outlined by the FACE Office, which will work to address any questions or issues you have

  • Transportation

    Request transportation for your child, access bus safety guidelines, and get information on SEPTA schedules



  • Academic Support

    Find out about the academic programs and services provided by the District

  • Student Rights and Responsibilities

    Learn about the work of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, which supports a safe and secure learning environment while preserving the rights of students and families

  • College and Career Readiness

    Find helpful tools for students and families to prepare for meaningful college and careers

  • Reengagement

    Learn about the District's alternative pathways to graduation

  • Uniform Dress Code

    Learn more information about your child’s school dress code, including a list of uniform colors for all schools

  • Code of Conduct

    Learn about rules and regulations for District students

  • District Contacts

    If you can’t find what you’re looking for, this list connects questions with departments

  • Career and Technical Education

    Learn more about the District's Career and Technical Education program, providing students with the academic and technical knowledge needed to be successful in college and career

  • The Learning Key

    Philadelphia Tribune's education-focused news